Microsoft Defender is making admins' jobs easier by updating this option

The updates will be happening next month, in April.

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Microsoft is updating the submission results in Microsoft Defender for Office 365, over the next month, according to the latest entry in the Microsoft 365 Roadmap, and this means that administrators or security operators will see results and responses to the submissions they made sooner.

The update will greatly improve the experience of submitting suspected spam, phishing, URLs, legitimate email getting blocked, and email attachments to Microsoft, as the Redmond-based tech giant will not only respond faster but also clear any confusion regarding submissions.

This improvement should also enhance their experience and efficiency in managing security tasks, resulting in fewer threats or situations where Microsoft accounts are compromised.

Administrators and security operators will see updated results from submissions. These updates remove any confusion they might have with the current submission result.


The update should be rolled out entirely in April 2024, and it will be available to Microsoft Defender admins everywhere.

Speaking of Microsoft 365, the platform is known to be one of the most vulnerable around. For instance, in 2022, over 80% of accounts were hacked. The Redmond-based tech giant has, of course, been taking measures, and it released Copilot for Security as a means to deal with the constant cyber threats, but it’s not easy.

Turns out, threat actors are using AI as well, and many of these attacks are AI-powered, meaning they will try a variety of methods to hack a system. Microsoft, in a partnership with OpenAI, recently published a report detailing many of the attacks made on Microsoft 365 platforms, including Outlook, or Teams.

This is the worst nightmare for administrators or security operators: having to deal with many cyber threats while also submitting them to Microsoft Defender. It’s good to see the Redmond-based tech giant is proactively making the process easier for all parties involved.

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